Candidates face-off at Peterborough by-election hustings - IN PHOTOS

Eight candidates faced-off at a hustings for the upcoming by-election in Peterborough.

Thursday, 30th May 2019, 5:00 am
Updated Thursday, 30th May 2019, 7:02 am
The candidates with host Canon Ian Black

Mike Greene (Brexit Party), Lisa Forbes (Labour), Beki Sellick (Liberal Democrats), Patrick O’Flynn (SDP), Joseph Wells (Green Party), Paul Bristow (Conservative), Peter Ward (Renew) and John Whitby (UKIP) debated for two hours at St John’s church in Cathedral Square on Tuesday evening. The debate was delayed due to the leader of the Christian Peoples Alliance, Sid Cordle, loudly imploring organisers to allow his party’s candidate Tom Rogers to join the panel. However, this was rejected, and further protestations led to him being escorted out. The other candidates not invited to take part were: Dick Rodgers (Common Good), Stephen Goldspink (English Democrats), Alan “Howling Laud” Hope (Monster Raving Loony Party), Bobby Smith (independent), Andy Moore (Peterborough People’s Party) and Pierre Kirk (UK EU Party). Photographer Terry Harris captured the action. To read a report from the evening visit the Peterborough Telegraph website.

Mike Greene
Paul Bristow

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Lisa Forbes
The hustings in action
Sid Cordle speaking to the audience
Hot Canon Ian Black speaking
Mike Greene speaking
Mike Greene speaking
Mike Greene speaking
Paul Bristow speaking
Lisa Forbes speaking
Sid Cordle, leader of the Christians Peoples Alliance. Picture by Terry Harris
Sid Cordle being escorted out
Sid Cordle being escorted out
Sid Cordle being escorted out
The hustings
The candidates
Canon Ian Black speaking
Beki Sellick speaking
Beki Sellick speaking
The hustings
Joseph Wells (middle) speaking
Patrick O'Flynn speaking